Of all branches of our armed services, only the US Coast Guard has an active civilian arm -- The Coast Guard Auxiliary. The Auxiliary assists the Coast Guard as needed, but also plays an important role in recreational boating safety.
We’ll be looking at some of the tasks of the Coast Guard Auxiliary this week.
Auxiliary member Bill McCarty says boat inspections are a major part of what they do – just usually not this time of year.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary based in Sturgeon Bay is looking for new members.